ALLAIRE — Leda M., 100, formerly of Auburn, died Saturday, March 15. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 19, at St. Philip’s Church in Auburn. Burial to follow at Gracelawn Memorial Park. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, March 18, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., at Pinette, Dillingham & Lynch Funeral Home, 305 Alfred Plourde Pkwy., Lewiston, ME 04240, 784-4023.

BEAUCHESNE — Daniel G., 69, of Rumford, died Thursday, March 13. Daniel chose to be cremated at Direct Cremation of Maine in Belfast. He did not wish to have a formal burial service. There will be a graveside ceremony for immediate family members when he is buried in the spring. In lieu of flowers, please feel free to make a donation to the Dempsey Center in Lewiston or CHANS, as they helped him throughout his illness.

BRIGGS — Donald C., 85, of Oxford, died Sunday, March 16. Funeral services will be held at Otisfield Free Baptist Church at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 22. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a local church of your choice. A family burial will be held at Mount Auburn Cemetery in the spring. Arrangements are under the care of Oxford Hills Funeral Services, 1037 Main St., Oxford.

COTE — Juliette L., 81, of Lewiston, died Friday, March 14. A Memorial Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, March 21, at the Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, lower chapel. Burial to follow at St. Peter’s Cemetery. Visitation will be held Thursday, March 20, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., at Pinette, Dillingham & Lynch Funeral Home, 305 Alfred Plourde Pkwy., Lewiston, ME 04240, 784-4023.

DOUGLASS — Gerald “Jerry,” 75, of Lisbon, died Tuesday, March 18. Funeral services with full military honors will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 22, at Lisbon Falls Baptist Church, 555 Lisbon St., Lisbon Falls. Visitation will be held from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, March 21, at Pinette, Dillingham and Lynch Funeral Home, 305 Alfred Plourde Pkwy., Lewiston. Interment will be at Gracelawn Memorial Park, 980 Turner St., Auburn. In lieu of flowers, if desired, contributions may be made to the Good Shepherd Food-Bank, 3121 Hotel Road, Auburn, ME 04210 or VA Maine Healthcare Center, Lewiston/Auburn CBOC, 15 Challenger Drive, Lewiston, ME 04240.

GANNON — Ralph H. Sr., 75, of Byron, died Thursday, March 13. A celebration of life will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, March 22, at First Light Pentecostal Church of Dixfield on U.S. Route 2, by the Twin Rivers Lumber Yard and the D.O.T. Facility.

HAMMOND — Howard R., 90, died Wednesday, Jan. 29. At his request, his funeral services were private. Arrangements were by Watson, Neal & York Funeral Home in Cornish.

HAYDEN — Douglas H., died Saturday, March 15. A remembrance event will be held at Gracelawn Memorial Park, 980 Turner St., Auburn, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, March 22. Donations may be made to the Greater Androscoggin Humane Society.

KERN — Amy Elizabeth, 62, of Auburn, died Friday, March 14. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 22, at High Street Congregational Church at 4 p.m. Burial will be at Gracelawn Memorial Park in Auburn in the spring. Those wishing to make donations in her memory may do so to The Social Learning Center, 80 Strawberry Ave., Lewiston, ME 04240. A service of The Fortin Group/Plummer & Merrill Funeral Home, Cremation & Monument Services, 217 Turner St., Auburn, 783-8545.

LAVOIE — Jacqueline I., 77, of Bedford, N.H., died Thursday, March 13. Calling hours will be held on Friday, March 21, from 6 to 8 p.m. at J.N. Boufford & Sons Funeral Home, 110 Bridge St., Manchester, N.H. A Memorial Mass will be held Saturday, March 22, at 10 a.m. at St. Elizabeth Seton Church in Bedford, N.H. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to Hope Hospice, 9470 Healthpark Circle, Fort Myers, FL 33908.

MARQUIS — Jeannine J. Moreau, of Lewiston, died Tuesday, March 18. Visitation will be at Fortin Lewiston on Wednesday, March 19, from 4 to 8 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, March 20, at 11 a.m. at the Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, upper church. Committal will follow at St. Peter’s Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please send contributions in Jeannine’s memory to The National Multiple Sclerosis Society, 74 Gray Road, Falmouth, ME 04105 or The Prince of Peace Building Fund, P.O. Box 1540, Lewiston ME 04241-1540. A service of The Fortin Group Funeral Home, Cremation & Monument Services, 70 Horton St., Lewiston, 784-4584.

MARTEL — Roland O., 83, of Auburn and formerly of Lewiston, died Sunday, March 16. Visiting hours will be held on Wednesday, March 19, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home in Auburn. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, March 20, at 11 a.m. at Holy Cross Church in Lewiston. Interment will follow in St. Peter’s Cemetery in Lewiston, with military honors. In lieu of flowers, those wishing may make a charitable contribution in Roland’s memory to the American Heart Association, 51 U.S. Route 1, Suite M, Scarborough, ME 04074. Arrangements are under the care of The Fortin Group / Plummer & Merrill Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Services, 217 Turner St., Auburn, 783-5845.

MARTIN — George G. Jr., 85, of The Villages, Fla., died Friday, March 14. The Neptune Society is handling his arrangements and he will be interred at the Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, Fla. If desired, donations in his memory may be made to New Covenant United Methodist Church, Cornerstone Hospice in The Villages, Fla., Shriners Children’s Hospital or the charity of your choice.

McALLISTER — Rodney H., 85, of South Paris, died Wednesday, March 12. Funeral services will be held at Bethel Alliance Church in Bethel at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 22, with interment to be held later in the spring. A gathering of remembrance will be held following the service at Bethel Alliance Church. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Maine Veterans’ Home, 477 High St., South Paris, ME 04281, attn.: Music program for the Alzheimer’s Unit. Arrangements are under the care of Chandler Funeral Homes & Cremation Service, 37 Vernon St., Bethel.

NORTON — Erica J. “Shorty,” 26, of Sabattus, died Saturday, March 15. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a memorial visitation on Friday, March 21, from noon to 2 p.m. in the Chapman Gathering Room at Gracelawn Memorial Park, 980 Turner St., Auburn, followed by a memorial service at 2 p.m. at with the Rev. Philip Shearman officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Shayne Henry College Fund, c/o Kimberly A. Kokiel (trustee), 368 Nelson Road, Chelsea, ME 04330.

PARISE — Fernande C., 82, of Auburn, died Friday, March 14. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at Holy Family Church at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 22. Interment will take place at a later date in the family lot at Gracelawn Memorial Park. Those wishing may make donations in her memory to American Lung Association of Maine, 122 State St., Augusta, ME 04330-5615. A service of The Fortin Group Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Service, 70 Horton St., Lewiston, 784-4584.

ULMER — Deborah Jean Johnson, of Canton, died Thursday, March 13. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 22, at Canton Baptist Church, Route 108, Canton.


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